Supporting Intermediate English Learners in Every Subject
Students who have learned enough English to thrive socially may still need scaffolding to thrive academically. These strategies can help.
Words Matter: Language-Affirming Classrooms for Code-Switching Students
Rather than micromanaging how they use their language, we can guide students to decide for themselves when and how they code-switch.
The Surprising Benefits of Student-Created Graphic Novels
Graphic novels are wonderful for reading, but when students use this form for their own writing, incredible stories can emerge.
To Boost Learning, Just Add Movement
Physical movement makes learning stick better. Explore six different ways to add more movement to your classroom.
Voice of Witness: Bring the Power of Oral History to Your Classroom
The need for these books goes beyond curriculum: Reading these stories will make our students better humans.
Co-Teaching: How to Make it Work
When done well, co-teaching offers benefits for both students and teachers. When not done well, it can be confusing or downright frustrating for all involved.
A Strength-Based Approach to Teaching English Learners
Instead of focusing on the deficits of English language learners, what if we held up their cultures, languages, unique skills, and life experiences as assets?
How Dialogue Journals Build Teacher-Student Relationships
Dialogue journals are a powerful tool for building trust with your students. Learn how they work.